Rotary Club of Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

Joint Meeting with Wilshire Rotary

 

 

LT Rotary Members Welcomed Warmly by Wilshire Rotary

We finally made it to one of our sponsor clubs, Wilshire Rotary Club, on Wednesday, 3/23, to properly thank them for our club banner and the bell that the club and Past District Governor(PDG) Elsa Gillham, had purchased for us as a charter gift.  President Pearl Leeka of Wilshire Rotary warmly welcomed us, and PDG Elsa introduced each member who attended the meeting: President Makiko Nakasone, Presideny-Elect Mike Okamoto, President Nominee Tsukasa Watanabe, Secretary Tomoko Omura, charter member Sylvia Ena, our 23rd member Hiro Yokota, the 24th member Weili Materna, and the 25th and the newest member Joyce Chinn.
 
After the introduction, we proudly presented our new club banner, which just arrived, to President Pearl, and in return we received their banner.
 
The Wilshire Rotary meets at the Ebell of Los Angeles, and we were all very impressed with the grandness and the history of the building.  The guest speaker, Marc Wanamaker, is a film industry historian, and told us that the small but the very first film company in L.A. was in a building belonged to a Japanese, the Noguchi family in the early 1900s.
 
Next Tuesday, we plan to visit Burbank Sunrise, which has generously donated their $192 Happy Bucks to us, purchased  several Tiger rice cookers for our first fundraiser, and presented a big banner banner, the banner we can display the exchanged club banners.  
Please join us at 7:15 am at the Burbank Holiday Inn on 3/29/16 so we can show our sincere gratitude to them for their kind support for this new club!   
 
 
 
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